California Estuary Monitoring Program - CDFW 2081(a)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW)
Document Title
California Estuary Monitoring Program - CDFW 2081(a)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife is issuing a permit to Moss Landing Marine Laboratories (MLML) pursuant to Fish and Game Code Section 2081(a) to sample fish statewide for the California Estuary Monitoring Program. The Section 2081(a) permit authorizes the MLML to incidentally take Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) during the course of its sampling subject to terms and conditions set forth in the permit. The purpose of this assessment is to determine the condition of various estuary marine protected areas within California and compare to reference estuaries and determine the threats to marine life in the various estuaries. Covered methods of take are limited to a beach seine

Contact Information

Arn Aarreberg
Agency Name
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Contact Types
Responsible Agency


Other Information

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15306, Information Collection, Class 6
Reasons for Exemption
The Project involves research and the collection of information pertaining to management and human health which will not result in a serious or major disturbance to Coho Salmon south of Punta Gorda, Oncorhynchus kisutch, an endangered species, Coho Salmon, O. Kisutch, north of Punta Gorda, a threatened species.


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